The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

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Which DC opening is better?

Poll runs till October 8th, 2049, 5:27 am

Truth
35
70%
Girigiri Chop
15
30%
 
Total votes: 50
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Nofear3838 » November 16th, 2009, 8:02 pm

Truth is on my playlist, Girigiri is not. Easy decision for me.
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Postby ranger » November 16th, 2009, 8:34 pm

the beginning keyboard solo in Truth is so epic
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Postby Umandsf » November 16th, 2009, 9:00 pm

There's a beginning keyboard solo? I must hear this.
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Postby Ran-neechan16 » November 16th, 2009, 9:33 pm

I liked Giri Giri, but only as it's full song.
Truth on the other hand annoyed me at first with the uber hyper, 'QUEST FOR ALL TRUTH!'
Only after the song changed did I decide I actually liked it, and now it's one of my favorite openings.
(Guess which one I voted for.  :-*)
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Postby kaitoushinichi » November 16th, 2009, 9:57 pm

I like both of them a lot, but I still prefer "Truth." I hated Girigiri at first until I actually began looking at the lyrics and actually listening to the song. It's actually quite an interesting song...
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Postby Jd- » November 17th, 2009, 12:01 am

kaitoushinichi wrote:I like both of them a lot, but I still prefer "Truth." I hated Girigiri at first until I actually began looking at the lyrics and actually listening to the song. It's actually quite an interesting song...


Truth has some very generic pop lyrics, but they're decent enough I guess. They get the job done.

I happen to really love the second to last bit of the chorus in girigiri; for some reason, I remembered those four lines within only a listen or two of it. There's just this rhythm to it that really locks you in. Not to mention the way Koshi sings "girigiri" and right into the rest of the lines in the way only he can. :P

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Postby kkslider5552000 » November 17th, 2009, 12:20 am

Jd- wrote:When Shoudou comes up, I will look for some heroes to rise to the occasion.

like a Community Hero?



but yeah if B'z (aka the band I will describe as japanese Aerosmith forever) loses for both OPs, heads will roll! :DDDDDDDDDD
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby kyuuketsuki » November 17th, 2009, 12:47 am

Shoudou is my most favorite OP in all DCdom.


Btw...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyHuqtE0cUU truth.... despite being the minority >>
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Postby kkslider5552000 » November 17th, 2009, 12:51 am

kyuuketsuki wrote:giri giri > truth.... despite being the minority >>

I will say that some of the stupid effects used with the old OPs in that OP and the blatant difference in quality of art between OPs 3-5 and 1-2 was pretty bad.



also, it's quite refreshing that in 2008/2009 I heard music with guitars I've never heard before where the lyrics didn't involve the singer wanting to murder someone.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby Jd- » November 17th, 2009, 12:57 am

kyuuketsuki wrote:Whoever said it was epic... Allow me to show you TRUE EPICNESS:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpc85WsieP4&fmt=18 <-- Tak Matsumoto playing with full orchestra Love Phantom. I'm sorry, it doesn't get much more epic than that... At 1:30 you shall be blown away.


Sometimes... you just gotta bring out the big dogs. I in fact challenge anyone to find anything even remotely as epic as this video.

To the as-yet uninitiated: LOVE PHANTOM is one of the most recognizable B'z tunes, and nearly sold a million copies in one week as a single alone when it was released in 1995. The video kyuu linked to is, as stated, him playing an orchestra version with... yeah, an orchestra. Veterans of DCTV will recognize the video simply because I played it more or less every other release day. :-*
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Postby CarpetCrawler » November 17th, 2009, 1:07 am

Jd- wrote:
Sometimes... you just gotta bring out the big dogs. I in fact challenge anyone to find anything even remotely as epic as this video.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH1PJTY9AVA

You lose.

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Postby jmaeshawn » November 17th, 2009, 1:17 am

CarpetCrawler wrote:
Jd- wrote:
Sometimes... you just gotta bring out the big dogs. I in fact challenge anyone to find anything even remotely as epic as this video.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH1PJTY9AVA

You lose.

/Good day sir.
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That pales in comparison to Love Phantom...

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Anyway, for my vote I'm going to have to pick Truth.

As much as I love B'z and GiriGiri Chop, the song just doesn't seem to fit as a Conan opening, as evidenced by the use of the recycled video clips pf the older openings and "filler" of the song's PV clips.

By itself as a song, I would definitely pick GiriGiri over Truth, but since we are talking Conan Openings, Truth wins out.
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby takiko » November 17th, 2009, 5:58 am

Hmm... This really made me thinking.

These two are one of those I tried to like but failed to suite my taste. When I first watched them, I didn't really thought I'm going watch them again. I tried to sing them but I didn't memorize any of these.

Anyway, I voted for Truth although Girigiri Chop's song is better for me.

My score over 5:
Truth Animation - 2
Girigiri Chop Animation - 0.5
Truth Song - 2
Girigiri Chop Song - 2.5
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby ccppfan » November 17th, 2009, 6:22 am

Truth!! It was the first DC opening I ever heard!! AND the first one I sang along to!!!!!

TRUTH!!!!!
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Re: The Great DC Opening Contest (Truth vs. Girigiri Chop)

Postby sdf1macross » November 17th, 2009, 8:42 am

Giri Giri, Like JD said, the fact that B'Z in the opening makes it even better  ;)

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